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What does Jaques mean?

Jaques Pronunciation of Jaques [jaques] as a name for boys means "he who supplants". Jaques is a version of Jacques (French, Hebrew): version of James via Jacob.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


2 related forms via Jacques: Jacque and Jaq.

Creative forms:
(male) Riques, ..


Middle name pairings:
Jaques Shannon (J.S.), ..

How popular is Jaques?

Jaques is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#9723 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jacques (#1713 in recent rankings) and Jacque are the prominent alternative forms of Jaques (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Jaques were favored as baby names in the 1970s (median #1171) and are now much less conventional. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacque, Jacques in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jaques and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dalles, Davies, Dawes, Hayes, Jabes, Jabesh, Jabez, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jacquet, Jade, Jaden, Jae, Jaeden, Jaeger, Jael, Jagger, Jagu, Jaice, Jaide, Jaiden, Jaimey, Jake, Jakeb, Jakeem, Jakub, Jamee, Jameel, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jamsey, Janek, Janne, Janos, Jansen, Janus, Japhet, Jaquan, Jareb, Jarek, Jarius, Jarred, Jarrel, Jarren, Jarvee, Jarvey, Jarvis, Jase, Jasen, Jasper, Javier, Jayce, Jaycee, Jaydee, Jayden, Jayme, Jaymes, Jaysen, Jayvee, Jesus, Jiles, Joaquim, Joaquin, Jones, Josue, Jules, Jyles, Magnes, Marques, Mayes, Oates, Parkes and Yates. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jaques.

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